October 23, 2017, 12:35 pm
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Special Features

Bank lending standards steady

October 23,2017
Responses to the survey question on loan demand indicated that the majority of the respondent banks continued to see stable overall demand for loans from both enterprises and households.  This was largely attributed by banks to higher requirements of borrower firms for working capital and accounts receivable financing.  

Bank lending standards steady

October 23, 2017
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Responses to the survey question on loan demand indicated that the majority of the respondent banks continued to see stable overall demand for loans from both enterprises and households.  This was largely attributed by banks to higher requirements of borrower firms for working capital and accounts receivable financing.  

Metrobank increases stake in

October 23, 2017
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Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank) announced that it entered into an agreement with its joint venture partner ANZ Funds Pty. Ltd. (ANZ) to increase its stake in Metrobank Card Corporation (MCC) up to 100 percent. 

Citi PH reappointed as domest

October 23, 2017
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Citi Philippines was reappointed as the sole settlement bank for the Philippine Domestic Dollar Transfer System (PDDTS), marking its 23rd year of partnership with the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP).  

Stock market’s future in Trump

October 23, 2017
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NEW YORK- Investors awaiting the nomination of the next Federal Reserve chair are hoping whoever is nominated pursues the same monetary policy that has supported rising stock prices for the past nine years.

Landbank capital at P100B

October 23, 2017
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Driven by growth in loans and investments, LANDBANK’s net income grew to P9.3 billion in August, which puts the Bank on track to meet its full-year net income target of P13.75 billion.

Hanoi calling

by Irma Isip on October 20, 2017
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Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, and also its second largest city,  is a fascinating blend of East and West, combining traditional Sino-Vietnamese motifs with French flair.  It is largely unscathed  from the decades of war,  and is now going through a building boom,  making it a rapidly developing city  in Southeast Asia.  As the gateway  to Vietnam, Hanoi attracted  3.53 million foreign tourists 
for the first nine months of this year.

 

DOT revives ‘Bring Home A Frie

October 20, 2017
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Amidst a fiesta themed celebration, the general public welcomed the rebirth of the Bring Home a Friend to the Philippines (BHAF), aimed to help raise inbound tourism figures and spur more economic activity.  

Cathay Pacific launches new fl

October 20, 2017
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Cathay Pacific has announced new flights to select destinations starting as soon as this month. Travelers can enjoy more options and greater flexibility when flying between European and Asian cities.

Cheap seats now open in Rome’

October 20, 2017
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ROME. — Visitors to Rome’s Colosseum can now see the structure as poor Romans once did - minus the wild animals, gladiators and Christian martyrs.

Escape to a winter wonderland

October 20, 2017
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Ring in the new year with an unforgettable experience from FamilyMart. The convenience store chain is bringing lucky customers an amazing wintery escape to top snowcapped destinations in Asia. 

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Column of the Day

Finally, better airports

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 23,2017
‘Eight provincial airports being readied for night operations; to improve air travel, and help decongest NAIA. – Makati City Rep. Luis Campos Jr.’

Opinion of the Day

Who speaks for whom?

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | October 23, 2017
‘Let the people of Manicani speak for themselves and let the rest of us respect their wishes whatever that may be.’